Food Safety Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

Quiz If you prepare food, you need to know about food safety to keep yourself and others safe. Take the following quiz to learn how much you know. 

Foodborne Illness: The 10 Riskiest Foods

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) identified the 10 riskiest foods in October 2009. This list identified the 10 foods regulated by the FDA that have accounted for 40% of all foodborne illnesses in the United States since 1990. These foods have cause 50000 illnesses...

Salmonella in Dried Herbs and Spices: Need for Concern?

Each year in the United States, 1.2 million people get sick from Salmonella. More than 23,000 of these people are hospitalized and 450 of them die. Salmonella symptoms include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps that occur 12 to 36 hours after infection. If the infection...

Leftover Food Usage

Leftover Food Usage Date effective: _______________________________________________________________ Date revised:_________________________________________________________________ Date reviewed: _______________________________________________________________ Approved by:...

Food Safety Regulations: Education Policy

Food Safety Regulations: Education Policy Date effective: ________________________________________________________________ Date revised: ________________________________________________________________ Date reviewed:...

Storing Food Guidelines

Foods that stay too long in the refrigerator, freezer, or pantry are not always unsafe to eat, but they can lose their quality. Bacteria, molds, and yeasts may start to grow, along with the possible loss of nutrients. Guide for keeping perishable foods safe and at peak...

Common Foodborne Illnesses

Common Foodborne Illnesses Note: Times of onset and duration of symptoms may vary depending on the resource you use. The following are a list of the seven most common bacterial foodborne illnesses in the United States.

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